HeadSpin Announces $60M Series C Round at a $1.16 Billion Valuation and Adds Nikesh Arora as Chairman of the Board
HeadSpin, the company that ensures flawless connected experiences enabled by web, mobile, IoT and 5G, today announced a $60 million Series C funding round led by Dell Technologies Capital and ICONIQ Capital with participation from institutional investors Tiger Global Management, Kearny Jackson, and Alpha Square Group.
Uber, Bolt drivers plan shutdown of ride-hailing services
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SA urged to promote gig economy as unemployment takes toll
Analysts believe the gig economy can alleviate the problem of joblessness in the country, which is at its highest rate since 2008.
FNB ‘aggressively’ repositions for platform-based future
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Tech giants extend lead as world’s top valued brands
Amazon for the first time breaks the $200 billion-value mark, topping the chart as the most valuable brand across the globe, with Google and Apple in second and third place.
Silicon Valley’s Tim Draper invests millions in SA digital kitchen
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5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments by 2025
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